Weekly Roundup

September 10, 2014

In Focus:

Virginia Governor Unveils “Healthy Virginia” Plan

Roundup:

Washington Duals Demo Delayed After Plan Withdrawal
2015 Exchange Rate News in Alaska, New York
Pennsylvania Update on HealthyPA Launch Preparations
New York Medicaid MLTC Expansion Update
Feds Reportedly Agree to Concept of Utah’s Medicaid Expansion Alternative
Kansas Medicaid MCOs Report Losses in KanCare Year Two
Iowa Medicaid to Begin Coverage of Sovaldi

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September 3, 2014

In Focus:

Update on New York DSRIP Program

Roundup:

HealthyPA Medicaid Expansion Waiver Approved
Colorado Launches MFFS Duals Demo
Indiana HIP 2.0 Waiver Posted for Public Comment
Tennessee, Wyoming Governors Consider Medicaid Expansion Options
Georgia Announces Intent to Award Behavioral ASO Contract to ValueOptions
Georgia Budgets for Elevated Hep C Treatment Expenses
New Jersey Releases Details on ACO Demonstration Applicants
Hospital Merger Activity Continues in New York
Counihan Named CMS Marketplace CEO
Stehle Named Arkansas Medicaid Director
Michigan DCH Director Haveman Steps Down

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August 20, 2014

In Focus:

Washington Issues Foster Care Managed Care RFP

Roundup:

Louisiana Releases Behavioral Health RFP
Massachusetts Medicaid Insurers Cite Sovaldi in Call for Higher Payments from State
Ohio, Virginia Release Latest Duals Enrollment Figures
Kansas Mental Health System under Increasing Stress

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August 13, 2014

In Focus:

Indiana Releases Medicaid ABD RFP

Roundup:

Medicaid Enrollment Increases 7 Million under ACA
Study Estimates Health Insurance Exchange premiums to rise by an average of 7.5 percent
New York DSRIP Design Grants Awarded
California to Add Autism Therapy as Medi-Cal Benefit
Two Massachusetts Medicaid MCOs Appeal to State on Sovaldi Pressures

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August 6, 2014

In Focus:

Louisiana Issues Bayou Health RFP

Roundup:

Indiana issues Medicaid ABD managed care RFP
Washington issues foster care RFP
2015 Exchange rate submission updates in California, Connecticut, Florida, Oregon
Colorado MFFS Duals Demonstration set to launch
Florida MMA Waiver renewal approved by CMS
West Virginia Family Health to enter Medicaid MCO market
Maryland DHMH Secretary to step down

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July 23, 2014

In Focus:

Texas HHSC Issues STAR Kids RFP

Roundup:

Florida Releases MMA Managed Care Enrollment for Standard and Specialty Plans
Louisiana Medicaid MCO RFP scheduled for release next week
New York Medicaid Director Provides Program Update
HealthNow Announces Medicaid Withdrawal in Western NY
HHS Exempts U.S. Territories from Several ACA Provisions
Courts Announce Conflicting Rulings on Subsidies for Federal Exchange Consumers

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July 16, 2014

In Focus:

HHS Medicaid Enrollment Report Updated

Roundup:

Michigan Hits Enrollment Goal Eight Months Early
New Jersey Releases Draft RFP for Transportation Broker
New York Posts Draft DSRIP Evaluation Plan
Florida Eliminates Waitlist for Persons with Disabilities
Pennsylvania Budget Opens Waiver Slots
HHS Announces $100M Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program
CMS to Conduct Nationwide Survey of Provider Access for Adult Medicaid Beneficiaries

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July 9, 2014

In Focus:

Roundup:

LA County Begins Passive Enrollment in Duals Demo
Iowa Medicaid Director Steps Down
Arizona Releases Behavioral Health RFP
New York Marketplace Insurers File Rate Increases
New Entrants Expected in Georgia Marketplace
GAO Report Finds Medicaid Pays Less for Drugs Than Other Federal Programs
White House Releases Report on Consequences of States Not Expanding Medicaid

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July 2, 2014

In Focus:

New York Exchange Enrollment Overview

Roundup:

Colorado Update on Accountable Care Collaborative
Delaware Awards HP MMIS Contract Extension
Georgia, North Carolina, Florida Marketplaces to Welcome New Insurers in 2015
Managed Long Term Care Begins in New Jersey
New York Duals Demo Postponed
Puerto Rico’s ASES Reissues Managed Care RFP
Health Systems to Merge in Arizona, Pennsylvania

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June 25, 2014

In Focus:

MACPAC Publishes Report on Medicaid LTSS

Roundup:

Wernert named Indiana FSSA Secretary
Montana Medicaid expansion ballot initiative fails
Nine insurers apply for Healthy PA
Washington Governor asks state agencies to identify 15 percent cuts
Slavitt appointed Principal Deputy Administrator of CMS
GAO calls for more oversight of MCOs
New Haven (CT) health and social service agencies earn $9.7M CMS grant to establish care coordination programs

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